Art

Grooming a Story

Contributor: Jim Morrison | Length : 15 | File type : Audio

Why are some stories powerful, while others fall flat? Jim encourages us to tell stories with economy, empathy, universality, and tension--and offers plenty of example stories. This excerpt wa... Read More

Christmas Bulletin Board Idea

Contributor: Lyndon Miller | File type : Curricular

Based on Isaiah 9:6, this bulletin board design prompts us to reflect on the importance of Christ's coming. ... Read More

I am thankful for… Bulletin board idea

Contributor: Jacob Yoder | File type : Curricular

This simple bulletin board design prompts your students to reflect on the gifts they have received while exercising their artistic capabilities. ... Read More

Planet Mural Project

Contributor: Bethany Peachey | File type : Teaching Material

In this class project, students work in groups of two to create a model of the solar system. One person draws the planet to scale and paints it. The second person researches and writes facts about the... Read More

Graphic Design: Choosing a Style to Fit Your Purpose

Contributor: Justin Ebersole | Length : 60 | File type : Audio

Understanding the purpose of your publication and how to connect it with the intended audience should be a primary factor in your design choices. Come explore what questions to ask and steps to follow... Read More

Planning Ahead for Art

Contributor: Becky Sue Kreider | File type : Curricular

When should I start planning ahead for my art classes?  A. Plan ahead before school starts Get enough art ideas together for most of the year. Make an example of each one. Note any pre... Read More

Japanese Block Painting Art Lesson

Contributor: Susanna Nolt | File type : Teaching Material

Grades 2-8 learn about Ukiyo-e (Japanese block-print making) and the famous Ukiyo-e painting The Great Wave by Hokusai. Students then make their own block-print of waves using styrofoam, "inking" ... Read More

Cubism Star (Texture) Art Lesson

Contributor: Susanna Nolt | File type : Teaching Material

Grades 2-4 learn about Cubism, an influential art form in the twentieth century. Cubism is a style of art where "objects are broken up and reassembled in abstract form." Students create a cubistic... Read More

Mimetic Architecture

Contributor: Bettina Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

In this art lesson, students draw and paint a building that is shaped as an animal, food, or some other object. Download this document now or read it below. ... Read More

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Art Lesson

Contributor: Bettina Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

In this art lesson, students create a caterpillar in the style of Eric Carle and learn about how Eric Carle creates pictures. Download this document now or read it below. ... Read More